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Annie Awards: ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ Dominates with Seven Wins

Sony’s “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” continued its march toward the Oscar, topping Asifa-Hollywood’s 46th Annie Awards at UCLA Saturday night with seven wins, including animated feature.

GKids snagged indie feature honors for the lovely Japanese “Mirai,” and Disney’s “Mary Poppins Returns” earned awards for special production and live-action character animation.

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And Pixar story artist Trevor Jimenez won for his solo short, “Weekends,” about growing up with divorced parents in Toronto. He goes up against Pixar’s official entry, “Bao,” for the Oscar, the Chinese-themed baby dumpling dramedy from Domee Shi (the studio’s first female shorts director).

The innovative “Spider-Verse,” which swept all of its categories, also took direction, writing, production design (Justin K. Thompson), character animation (David Han), character design (Shiyoon Kim), and feature editing.

Pixar’s “Incredibles 2,” also vying for the Oscar, only scored two wins

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